Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001 – 2006
    Ph.D. University of Georgia, Department of Genetics

Selected publications

  • Mank JE (2017) Population genetics of sexual conflict in the genomic era. Nature Reviews Genetics 18: 721-730

  • Wright AE, Darolti I, Bloch NI, Oostra V, Sandkam B, Buechel SD, Kolm N, Breden F, Vicoso B, Mank JE (2017) Convergent recombination suppression suggests a role for sexual selection in sex chromosome formation. Nature Communications 8: 14251

  • Harrison PW, Wright AE, Zimmer F, Dean R, Montgomery SH, Pointer MA, Mank JE (2015) Sexual selection drives evolution and rapid turn-over of male gene expression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 112: 4393-4398

  • Bachtrog D, Mank JE, Peichel CL, Kirkpatrick M, Otto SP, Ashman TL, Hahn MW, Kitano J, Mayrose I, Ming R, Perrin N, Ross L, Valenzuela N, Vamosi JC (2014) Sex determination: Why so many ways of doing it? PLOS Biology 12: e101899

  • Moghadam HK, Pointer MA, Wright AE, Berlin S, Mank JE (2012) W chromosome expression responds to female-specific selection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 109: 8207-8211

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    Professor Judith Mank and her team at University College London study how differences between the male and female sexes, and the genes that encode these differences, have evolved across organisms.